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Romantic Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in Bali

Updated 31 Jan 2024

Renowned worldwide as the Island of the Gods, Bali is a place where the natural beauty, cultural richness and spiritual serenity blend to create the perfect place for romance. From its mist-covered mountains to its sun-drenched beaches, each corner of Bali offers a unique story, a serene haven that beckons lovers from all walks of life.

The island’s vibrant culture, expressed in its music, dance and art, adds to its allure, making it an ideal destination for couples seeking a romantic escape. Bali is not just about the places you visit; it’s about the moments you create and the memories you take home.

As Valentine’s Day approaches, Bali transforms into an even more enchanting paradise.

The air seems to buzz with love and anticipation, offering a special allure for those celebrating their romance. Whether it’s your first Valentine’s Day together or one of many to come, the island’s magical ambiance invites you to deepen your connection. It’s a place where time slows down, allowing couples to truly focus on each other, away from the distractions of daily life.

In Bali, every moment feels intimate, every scene looks like it’s been painted by the gods themselves and every experience is filled with meaning. This Valentine’s Day, let Bali be the backdrop to your love story, a place where memories are etched in your hearts forever. So, what are the romantic things to do on Valentine’s Day in Bali?

Morning Activities to Start Your Romantic Day

Sunrise Trek to Mount Batur

valentine's day in bali - sunrise trek to mount batur
Sunrise Trek to Mount Batur

Begin your day with an invigorating trek to the summit of Mount Batur. This active volcano is one of Bali’s most iconic landmarks and offers a challenging yet rewarding experience for couples.

Starting in the early hours of the morning, you’ll embark on a journey through the dark, guided only by the light of your flashlight and the stars above. Reaching the summit just in time for sunrise, you will be greeted with a spectacular view that makes the early wake-up call worth it.

Share a simple breakfast and a warm cup of coffee at one of the warung stalls atop the mountain, enjoying the warm sun as it rises over the lush landscape – a perfect metaphor for the dawn of your shared journey in love.

Ubud Traditional Art Market

valentine's day in bali - Ubud Traditional Art Market
Ubud Traditional Art Market

Alternatively, head to the cultural heart of Bali, Ubud. Here, visit the Ubud Traditional Art Market, a bustling hub of activity and color. Wander hand in hand through the aisles, admiring the vibrant displays of local crafts, textiles and artworks. Each stall offers a glimpse into Bali’s artistic soul, with items ranging from hand-carved wooden figurines to intricate batik fabrics.

This market is an ideal place to pick up a unique memento that symbolizes your love – a tangible reminder of your special day in Bali.

Afternoon Activities Full of Wonders

Cultural Exploration

valentine's day in bali - Visit Tirta Empul
Visit Tirta Empul

Delve into Bali’s rich cultural heritage with a visit to some of its most famous temples. The island is dotted with thousands of temples, each with its unique charm. Visit Tirta Empul, known for its holy spring water, or the serene Ulun Danu Beratan, which seems to float on the lake’s surface. These temples provide not just a cultural experience but also a moment of reflection and spiritual connection with your partner.

Private Balinese Cooking Class

Private Balinese Cooking Class
Private Balinese Cooking Class (source: tripadvisor/ Lesung Bali)

Immerse yourselves in the culinary delights of Bali with a private cooking class. Under the guidance of a local chef, you’ll learn to prepare traditional Balinese dishes. Cooking together is not just a fun activity, but it also strengthens bonds as you collaborate and create something delicious. After the class, sit down to enjoy the meal you’ve prepared together, a delightful experience in a romantic setting.

Evening Romance

Spa Experience

valentine's day in bali - Spa Experience
Spa Experience

Unwind from the day’s activities with a couple’s spa treatment. Bali’s spas are world-renowned for their serene environments and use of natural, local ingredients. Choose from a variety of treatments, such as a Balinese massage, a herbal body scrub, or a flower bath. These relaxing experiences offer a moment to rejuvenate and connect deeply with your partner in a peaceful setting.

The Culinary Finale : Dining at Red Gunpowder

valentine's day in bali - Dining at Red Gunpowder
Dining at Red Gunpowder

For dinner, we invite you to Red Gunpowder, our beloved establishment specializing in modern Indian cuisine. With our restaurant’s intimate setting, combined with a vibrant and lively atmosphere, makes for the perfect romantic dinner.

Our carefully curated menu at Red Gunpowder offers an exciting blend of traditional Indian cuisine, artfully infused with contemporary touches. Each dish is a culinary adventure, designed to delight your senses with a unique blend of spices and modern flair.

Join us at our Valentine Dinner on 14th February 2024. Dine in candlelight and get lost in the romance of elegant red interiors amidst our leafy oasis in Pererenan.

Valentine Dinner in Pererenan
Valentine Dinner at Red Gunpowder Pererenan

As you dine with your partner, the ambient music and the cozy, the candlelit atmosphere and elegant red interiors create the ideal setting for an evening filled with engaging conversations and shared laughter, making it a perfect retreat for couples.

Nighttime, Ending the Day With a Sweet Note


valentine's day in bali - Stargazing

After dinner, seek out a quiet spot for a stargazing adventure. Bali’s clear night skies offer a spectacular view of the stars, creating a magical and intimate setting for couples. Lying under the blanket of stars, sharing stories, dreams and maybe even making a wish upon a shooting star. This serene activity is a perfect way to end your day, surrounded by the beauty of nature and the tranquility of the night.

Night Walks

valentine's day in bali - Night Walks
Night Walks

Alternatively, take a romantic walk along one of Bali’s stunning beaches. The sound of the waves, the cool breeze and the moonlit sea create a mesmerizing and romantic atmosphere. With the sands beneath your feets and ocean waves crashing unto the shorelines, renew your love for each other and share a kiss under moonlit night, creating a perfect romantic moment that will lasts a lifetime

In conclusion, Bali offers a unique and enchanting setting for a Valentine’s Day celebration. From adventurous treks to tranquil spa experiences and from cultural excursions to intimate dinners, the island caters to all aspects of romance.

This Valentine’s Day, let Bali be the place where your love blossoms anew, surrounded by its breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural tapestry. Whether it’s through shared adventures or quiet moments, Bali provides the perfect backdrop to create and celebrate your love story.

For the next day activities, check our guide on Best Things to Do in Pererenan or Bali Travel Guide for A Couple Seeking Romantic Journey.



Journeying through life with a camera in hand, Rifka Setia Arianti is a passionate explorer of the world's diverse landscapes. Currently settled in Bali as a web designer, her lens captures the essence of her travels, weaving together a tapestry of stories that encapsulate her love for both photography and adventure.

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